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Historical Markers in Basalt, Colorado

 
Clickable Map of Eagle County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Eagle County, CO (8) Garfield County, CO (32) Grand County, CO (19) Lake County, CO (20) Pitkin County, CO (14) Routt County, CO (8) Summit County, CO (21)  EagleCounty(8) Eagle County (8)  GarfieldCounty(32) Garfield County (32)  GrandCounty(19) Grand County (19)  LakeCounty(20) Lake County (20)  PitkinCounty(14) Pitkin County (14)  RouttCounty(8) Routt County (8)  SummitCounty(21) Summit County (21)
Eagle is the county seat for Eagle County
Basalt is in Eagle County
      Eagle County (8)  
ADJACENT TO EAGLE COUNTY
      Garfield County (32)  
      Grand County (19)  
      Lake County (20)  
      Pitkin County (14)  
      Routt County (8)  
      Summit County (21)  
 
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1Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — Colorado Midland DepotConstructed in 1885
The Historic Railroad Depot was the first passenger loading area and mail station in the central valley. The Depot was a source of pride and the center of the town. By 1919 the railroad departed Basalt. From 1930 the building has been repurposed . . . Map (db m152905) HM
2Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — Colorado Midland RailwayBasalt History Tour
In 1883, investors created the Colorado Midland Railroad and built track from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista. In 1885 the CMR began tunneling under Hagerman pass, on to Aspen Junction and then to Aspen and Grand Junction. This was the first great . . . Map (db m152985) HM
3Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — The Colorado Midland DepotBasalt History Tour
The durable Colorado Midland Depot in Basalt has had a wide and varied career over its 127 years of existence and is still going strong today. Constructed in 1886, the Railroad Depot was the first passenger loading area and mail station in the . . . Map (db m152903) HM
4Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — The Snell BuildingBasalt History Tour
In the lower left corner of the large photo, you can see the edge of the roof of a house, which you are now facing. Constructed as a residence circa 1890, Frank Snell's home was destroyed in the fire of 1897 that devastated the western end of . . . Map (db m152902) HM
5Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — The Splendid SpudBasalt History Tour
In March 1908, the "Potato Special” pulled into the Valley. Staffed by government agents, they promoted the potato, illustrating the latest tools, species and techniques. The local ranchers took notice, and by 1922 more potatoes were grown . . . Map (db m152901) HM
6Colorado (Eagle County), Basalt — Welcome to the Basalt History Tour
Basalt was formed in the late 1800s. Settlement of the West was influenced by many factors: miners looking for precious metals; ranchers providing meat, grains and vegetables; and the railroads, which served both. Railroads became the lifelines that . . . Map (db m152906) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022